Roland is Managing Partner at Cipio Partners (www.cipiopartners.com), a European growth capital and secondary direct investment management and advisory firm. Roland leads Cipio’s origination activities while serving on a number of company boards in Europe and Israel. He started his private equity career at 3i Group investing in technology and mid-market buyout deals. Before 3i, Roland was a strategy consultant with The Boston Consulting Group in Paris and Roland Berger in Munich, as well as a robotics researcher with Hitachi Ltd. in Japan. Roland holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a Master of Electrical Engineering from ETH Lausanne, Switzerland.
Role: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)
Cipio Partners was established in 2003 by Tom S. Anthofer Werner Dreesbach and Hans-Dieter Koch three former partners of leading private equity investment and advisory groups. Koch three former partners of leading private equity investment and advisory groups. We focus on the acquisition management and realization of portfolios of venture capital mid-market and buy-out investments acquired in the secondary market. The skill set resources and expertise make Cipio Partners an ideal choice for financial services institutions corporations and other entities invested in the private equity asset class as they reorganize their involvement. Given the experience and reputation of its founding partners Cipio Partners also selectively pursues co-investments in the primary market in partnership with other leading investment firms. The firm operates from offices in Munich and London.
Organisation Type: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)